?

Log in

entries friends calendar profile AT: Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn Previous Previous Next Next
Writers' toolbox.... - Wemyss's Appalling Hobby:
From the Party Guilty of Committing 'Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn'
wemyss
wemyss
Writers' toolbox....
Villainously scanned, but quite as indispensable as it was six decades ago: Gowers' Plain Words.

Tags: ,

4 comments or Leave a comment
Comments
matilda36 From: matilda36 Date: April 5th, 2013 05:23 am (UTC) (Link)
I love that book. I learnt so many things from it....
wemyss From: wemyss Date: April 5th, 2013 05:54 am (UTC) (Link)

Isn't it splendid?

And the counter-examples have only grown worse....
matilda36 From: matilda36 Date: April 5th, 2013 06:22 am (UTC) (Link)

Re: Isn't it splendid?

People have forgotten how beautiful a language English is.

Italian has many more words, but I have often problems translating because English words have so much meaning in them.
taradiane From: taradiane Date: April 7th, 2013 05:21 am (UTC) (Link)

Thank you muchly....

This is new to me!

*continues to butcher English language anyway*
4 comments or Leave a comment